This is the third and concluding blog article on CSIR-UGC NET 2013 and is aimed at providing you the Prep materials for CSIR NET - the Syllabus, Sample Papers and Prep Books
Before going through the CSIR NET study materials given below, you first should know what is the exam pattern/format of the exam. So may be you would find my previous article titled: CSIR NET Exam Pattern/Question Pattern
useful to understand about the exam. Another article of mine titled: CSIR-UGC NET December 2013 Notification, Eligibility & Forms
tells you what are the eligibilities required and how to apply for CSIR NET exam.
Lets focus now on the topic of this post: Syllabus/Online papers/study materials for CSIR NET.
Download the Syllabus/Sample Paper of CSIR-UGC NET: (Specific to your subjects)
As you might have understood from CSIR NET Exam Pattern/Question Pattern
, there is only a single paper of 200 marks in CSIR NET which has to be answered in 3 hours. Of the three parts in CSIR NET paper, Part "A" is common while Part "B" & Part "C" is specific to your subjects.
The above model papers of CSIR NET exam gives you a very good understanding about the type of questions asked. But however, for serious preparation, you have to use the prep books, some of which are given below.
Recommended books for CSIR-UGC NET:
There are a lot of CSIR NET guide books available on the market. I am shortlisting them based on reader recommendations subject-wise below.
These books are available in most of the bookstores, but you can also order them online by clicking the links below, from Flipkart.com which offers huge discounts upto 25%, apart from free home delivery if the order exceeds Rs. 500/=. You can choose to pay through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking. You can also choose to pay through “Cash-on-Delivery” i.e. you pay in cash only when the same is delivered at your doorstep:
Books for CSIR-UGC NET Life Sciences:
Books for CSIR-UGC NET Physical Sciences:
Trueman's UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)
Author: B. Roy, M. Gagan;
Cover Price: Rs. 550; Offer Price: Rs. 413/-; Discount:
Rs. 137/- (25%)
The Pearson Guide to UGC-CSIR Chemical Sciences
by Dr. Sanjay Singh Rawal; Publisher:Pearson
Cover Price: Rs. 450; Offer Price: Rs. 338/-; Discount:
Rs. 112/- (25%)
Books for CSIR-UGC NET Mathematical Sciences:
Prices of the books (and also discounts) are correct at the time of posting this info and may change.
Coaching Institutes offering courses in CSIR-UGC NET:
There are many institutes offering coaching for CSIR-UGC NET, but I would like to recommend Brilliant Tutorials for its past track record. It offers courses in all subjects except earth sciences.
Find more about it from the following link:
Hope above Prep materials (Syllabus/Online papers/Prep Books) of CSIR-UGC NET is helpful to you. I would keep on posting more info about CSIR-UGC NET in forthcoming issues. So keep visiting this blog!